Melissa joined Stonehaven International in August of 2018. Melissa brings over 25 years of executive search experience across a number of various sectors, having covered the healthcare industry, ecommerce and retail industries and most financial services sectors. Prior to joining Stonehaven, Melissa worked at Sheffield Haworth as a Director in the Global Banking and Corporate Officers Practices. Melissa engaged in executive level search for the compliance, risk, regulatory affairs and legal functions of financial services in the Americas region.
Melissa has seen the successful placement of global C-suite including, Chief Compliance Officers, Chief Risk Officers, Chief Regulatory Officers and Chief Legal Officers, with banks, broker dealers, asset managers and alternative investment platforms. Prior to Sheffield Haworth, she owned and operated her own executive search business, Nikbar, Inc., from 1991.
Melissa graduated from Boston University with a BS in Secondary Education and concentration in Mathematics.